Towards a Blended Learning Approach to Teach a Theoretical Computer Science Module

Leila Silva, Leonor Barroca

Abstract

Theoretical computer science is a difficult subject in the computer science curriculum. Innovations in teaching and new pedagogic practices have been developing in the last decade but are still far from being widely applied to computer science. We propose that the teaching of more challenging areas of computer science can benefit from opportunities created by a blended approach of face-to-face with online teaching and individual and group activities. We present the design of a Design and Analysis of Algorithms including innovations in pedagogy, as flipped classroom, problem-based lectures and social learning.

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Silva L. and Barroca L. (2015). Towards a Blended Learning Approach to Teach a Theoretical Computer Science Module . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-108-3, pages 319-324. DOI: 10.5220/0005483103190324


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@conference{csedu15,
author={Leila Silva and Leonor Barroca},
title={Towards a Blended Learning Approach to Teach a Theoretical Computer Science Module},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2015},
pages={319-324},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005483103190324},
isbn={978-989-758-108-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - Towards a Blended Learning Approach to Teach a Theoretical Computer Science Module
SN - 978-989-758-108-3
AU - Silva L.
AU - Barroca L.
PY - 2015
SP - 319
EP - 324
DO - 10.5220/0005483103190324